Cardiac Rehab Registered Nurse Diana has received the North Oaks Health
System Nurse Excellence Award for May 2018.
"I believe treating patients like family helps put them at ease,"
From 2002 to 2005, Diana worked in Cardiac Rehabilitation as a Rehab Tech
and as an Exercise Specialist. Following nursing school, Diana returned
to North Oaks in 2006 as a Registered Nurse on the Telemetry Unit. In
2007, she became a Cardiac Rehabilitation Registered Nurse.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Southeastern
Louisiana University, Diana decided to pursue nursing at the urging of
her late grandmother. She graduated from Our Lady of the Lake College
with an associate degree in Nursing.
Diana lives in Ponchatoula with her husband John, their 9-year-old son,
Carter, and their 6-year-old daughter, Catherine.
Away from work, Diana focuses on family. She enjoys traveling and also
serving as Education Adviser for Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority at Southeastern.
Professionally, she belongs to the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses.
“Diana has a heart for serving others," affirms Terri Magliolo,
Cardiology Services Manager. "She goes above and beyond in everything
she does, regardless of the challenge. For her, it’s all about taking
care of each patient like family.”